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Graduate School

Each One Teach One 2014

Posted by Gretchen Adams on October 15, 2014

Each One Teach One is an annual event hosted by the Bank Street Council of Students (COS) to facilitate the sharing of ideas, research and experiences among graduate students and the larger Bank Street community. It began in 2012 and continues today as an open house style forum with Mini-Workshops ...

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School for Children

Bryan Ireland '13: How to Restore a Floor

Posted by Kate Marcus on September 23, 2014

Bryan Ireland ’13 spent part of his summer leading volunteers to restore the floor of the Jan Hus Presbyterian Church and Neighborhood House, which houses the Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Program, on E. 74th Street in Manhattan. Bryan, a sophomore at Friends Seminary and Eagle Scout candidate with Troop 414, ...

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School for Children

People's Climate Change March

Posted by Kate Marcus on September 22, 2014

Bank Street families, faculty, staff and alumni joined the People's Climate Change March on Sunday, September 21. The march, making history at the largest climate march to date, was a call to action on climate change while world leaders met at the United Nations.

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School for Children

New York City Gay Pride Parade

Posted by Alexis Wright on July 01, 2014

Morika Tsujimura and Anshu Wahi (SFC faculty). For the second year in a row, School for Children faculty and families participated in the New York City Gay Pride Parade. Organized by Anshu Wahi, our Director of Diversity & Community, the SFC proudly marched under a bright sky down Fifth Avenue ...

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School for Children

A Winning Season!

Posted by Kate Marcus on March 14, 2014

The girls’ varsity basketball team ended their winning season with a thrilling game in early March. This was a particularly challenging season (weather-related schedule changes and injuries) but the team rallied and won 11 out of 12 games. The team displayed indomitable spirit and eagerness to hone their skills. Coach ...

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Summer Camp

Summer Camp Presents KiDS College Spring Camp

Posted by Dylan Morgan on February 05, 2014

This Spring, the Bank Street Summer Camp presents KiDS College Spring Camp, two week long camp sessions with the Bank Street Summer Camp counselors kids know and love. These programs are unlike anything else offered in New York, as they combine the pedagogy of the Bank Street School with the

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School for Children

Bank Street School for Children 2nd Graders Clean Up the Hudson River

Posted by Katie Peshut on May 11, 2013

On Saturday, May 11, School for Children 7/8s (2nd grade) students, their teacher, Danette Lipten, and parents, selflessly volunteered to spend the day picking up trash along the shoreline of the Hudson River in northern New Jersey. Ever since Danette began teaching the Hudson River curriculum in the 7/8s, she ...

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School for Children

The School for Children Is Reducing Its Ecological Footprint with a Composting Initiative

Posted by Katie Peshut on April 23, 2013

On Monday, April 15, the School for Children (SFC) launched a composting initiative in the cafeteria and kitchen, due in large part to the focused efforts of the Parents Association's Green Action Committee. Green Action Committee member and first-year parent Laura Sametz spearheaded this initiative after helping to implement a

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School for Children 6th Graders Discuss Stereotypes on Book Cover Art with Knopf Editors

Posted by Katie Peshut on March 20, 2013

On March 13, School for Children (SFC) 6th grade students (11/12s) met with Knopf editors Erin Clarke and Michelle Frey for a conversation about cover design and marketing decisions. The impetus for this meeting began back in October during a booktalking session with Children's Librarian Allie Bruce. An 11-year-old girl ...

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School for Children

Project Cicero Book Drive A Success

Posted by Katie Peshut on March 11, 2013

The School for Children once again participated in the annual Project Cicero Book Drive, which is designed to create – or supplement – school and classroom libraries for children in under-resourced New York City public schools. This year's drive was a great success - the Bank Street community collected and ...

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School for Children

Creating a Mural in the School for Children

Posted by Katie Peshut on December 20, 2012

Submitted by a 10/11s (5th grade) student: This fall, the 10/11s painted a mural in the stairwell. The mural compares food, celebrations, transportation, and education in China to those parts of culture in New York City. We did this so people were able to see the similarities and the differences ...

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Author R.J. Palacio Visits Bank Street

Posted by Katie Peshut on December 20, 2012

On December 18, 2012, the Bank Street auditorium was packed with School for Children 9/10s - 13/14s (4th - 8th grade) students, teachers, and other members of the Bank Street community, all eager to hear author R.J. Palacio speak. Everyone had read all or part of Wonder, Palacio's debut novel. ...

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School for Children 5th Graders Help With Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts in Riverside Park

Posted by Katie Peshut on December 12, 2012

Bank Street School for Children 10/11s (5th grade) students spent their community time on November 30, 2012 helping Riverside Park recover from Hurricane Sandy. Two of the students described the afternoon's work: We went down to the park at 1:30 PM, split up into groups of 4 or 5, and ...

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Bank Street for Children

School for Children 2nd Grade Ghanaian Letter Writing Project

Posted by Katie Peshut on June 04, 2012

In January, SFC Middle School students (grades 1-4) wrote letters and drew pictures to send to students in a primary (grades 1-4) demonstration school in Navrongo, Ghana. Stacey Cloud, 7/8s Teacher, who taught for two years at the school, and returns every summer to help teach, initiated the letter writing ...

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